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Crowd Control

Crowd Control

The Crowd Control topic focuses in on the difficult task of controlling large groups of people with a limited number of officers and resources. The articles and tips in this section focus on strategies that can help quell a riled up crowd and riot gear — helmets and shields — that will keep them safe in the process. Law enforcement must be prepared for the worst when a controversial verdict is read or a large sports team wins a championship and the celebration spills to the streets.
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Beware of dangerous protest tactics

Don’t overlook the possibility that protesters with placards on poles may be carrying more than... - Full Story Secure - Law Enforcement Only

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Anti-police marches continue in Anaheim

Anti-police marches continue in Anaheim

Days have alternated between peaceful and unruly after violence began with people throwing rocks and bottles at officers and damaging city buildings, police said - Full Story

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Video: The rollover to the leg lock

PoliceOne Columnist Dan Marcou works with demonstration partner Editor in Chief Doug Wyllie to present... - Full Story Secure - Law Enforcement Only

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Video: 'Anonymous' targets Anaheim police

In a YouTube video, the group said authorities there had shot protesters — it did not mention that the munitions were bean bags - Full Story

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Calif. cops brace for more wild crowds after OIS

Officers have stepped up patrol after two officer-involved shootings, including one that sparked fiery clashes near Disneyland - Full Story

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Video: Melee after Calif. officer-involved shooting

Some threw rocks and bottles at Anaheim officers who were securing the scene for investigators to collect evidence - Full Story

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Spanish police action at miners protest

Riot police control the crowd Wednesday, July 11, 2012, at Spanish coal miners protesting in the streets of Madrid.

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4 officers injured as LA police break up protest

4 officers injured as LA police break up protest

A free-speech protest turned into a bottle-throwing clash with police - Full Story

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Video: Firebomb police, says 'Occupy the RNC'

Demonstrators are advised to employ violent tactics against police at the Republican National Convention in Tampa - Full Story

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Video: Police restore order at women's football brawl

The Massachusetts State police were called to intervene when a women's pro football playoff game escalated into a brawl on the field - Full Story



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